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Participants enjoy the 2013 Berry Festival outside the Anderson University Center. (Photo: John Froschauer/PLU)

The Sweet Taste of Summertime at PLU

By Sandy Deneau Dunham

PLU Marketing & Communications

PLU’s annual Fruit Festival lunchtime concert series kicks off June 11 and continues one Wednesday a month through August.

Each event focuses on one delicious summertime berry and features summery desserts and free live music and entertainment.

The concerts are as casual as can be: Everyone is invited to bring a lunch and relax. Fresh fruit desserts are free with a PLU ID, or $2.50 otherwise (cash only), while supplies last.

Each lunch/concert runs from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Red Square. Parking and entertainment are free.

Here’s the lineup:

Strawberry Festival

Wednesday, June 11

Entertainment: Off the Hook (classic funk and soul), juggler Roberto the Magnificent and the Elk Plain Dance Ensemble.  


Raspberry Festival
Wednesday, July 9

Entertainment: the Funaddicts (jazz, classic rock and more). 


Blueberry Festival
Wednesday, Aug. 6
Entertainment: folk-rock musician (and PLU alum) Peter Benjamin ’97.

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